Flashcards in Aircraft Handling Fundamentals Deck (20)
One often overlooked aspect of aircraft handling is?
The use of SE to service, test, and troubleshoot aircraft systems.
All vehicles should be driven _______ to the aircraft to prevent collision do to inadvertent movement?
If it is necessary to have the motor running on the SE what should be done?
SE must be manned at all times
Danger areas for aviation?
Intakes, exhaust, flight controls, compressed gases, cryogenics, explosives, hazardous materials, eye, hearing and other industrial environment dangers.
What discharges static electricity harmlessly to the earth or deck?
Aircraft static grounding discharges
Why is windshield static grounding necessary during flight?
Because during flight a high voltage (100,000 volts) static electrical charge may build up and be stored in the windshield.
What determines the category of tie-down that must be used for securing the aircraft?
A minimum of 6 chains are required, used immediately prior to in between or immediately after flight?
Initial tie down
Normal weather tie-down, 9 chains required
Up to 45 knots
Moderate weather tie-down, 14 chains required.
46 to 60 knots
Heavy weather tie-down, 20 chains required?
Above 60 knots
Aircraft critical walkways that cannot be walked on are identified by what marking?
On fixed wing aircraft the only mandatory hand signal regardless of aircraft type is?
" emergency stop"
For rotary wing aircraft the only mandatory hand signals are?
"Wave off" and "hold"
Towing speed shall not exceed?
5mph or the speed of the slowest walker.
Overall responsible for the assembling of the move crew, ensuring they are properly qualified to perform their duties, pre move briefing, safe movement of the aircraft with an emphasis on safety.
Conducts a pre-move inspection of brake system and aircraft to ensure it is mechanically sound and ready for movement?
Responsible for removing, carrying and installing the wheel chocks. This individual escorts the aircraft while being moved and is always alert and ready to chock the aircraft.
Primarily responsible for ensuring that the aircraft is ready to be towed and that there is ample clearance for the aircraft. Positioned at the wing tips and tail of aircraft?